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Ch. 2, p78–87

Ch. 2, p78–87
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• • •  4 Community Housing System Fourier Collective Housing There was also a worker housing plan that went against this “one house for one family idea”. It didn’t isolate families by having separate houses for each family, but was a types of collective living. Charles Fourier (1772-1837) was influenced by the collective housing type known as […]

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Ch.2, pp.66–70

Ch.2, pp.66–70
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In architecture schools we talk a lot about public space and private space and occasionally and with less certainty about semi-public space because the existence of semi-public space implies the existence of a semi-private space. Here we begin to come unstuck. Are they both names for the same kind of transitional space or do they […]

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Ch. 2, pp.58–66

Ch. 2, pp.58–66
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* * * Chapter 2: Worker Housing 1 Albert Cottage A model for the world’s first worker housing The Great Exhibition held in London in 1851 in the glass and iron Crystal Palace designed by Joseph Paxton (1801–1865). A house designed by Henry Roberts (1803–1876) as new model for worker housing was one of the […]

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Ch. 1, pp.46–55

Ch. 1, pp.46–55
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* * * 1.4 Settlements Survey II – Houses with “thresholds” “Thresholds” are in the gap between two realms ”Thresholds” are in-between the large community that is the polis and the small community that is the house (oikos), and have the role of mediating between the two so the community that is the house (oikos) is […]

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Ch. 1 pp.35–46

Ch. 1 pp.35–46
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* * * 1.3 Settlements Survey I – The appearance of the outside Settlements were part of the topography I participated in a survey of settlements conducted from 1973 by Hiroshi Hara’s studio in the Institute of Industrial Science at Tokyo University. This survey was continuous field work to survey settlements and their housing in various […]

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Ch. 1, pp. 23-35

Ch. 1, pp. 23-35
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* * * 2 The spatial structure of polis and the spatial concept of “threshold” The “threshold connects and at the same time separates The “no-man’s-land” space was a space not only characteristic of Ancient Greece but, when thinking about urban space, is a universal concept. The word we use for spaces such as this […]

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Ch. 1, pp. 18-23

Ch. 1, pp. 18-23
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* * * “Privacy” has the meaning of “separated“ Many polis were colonies and their townscapes were planned as grids and, even if there were occasional variations due to topography or other special circumstances. (Benevolo [ref. History of the City 1, p.107]), all colony cities were fundamentally grids because it was necessary for the “urban […]

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Ch. 1, pp.14–17

Ch. 1,  pp.14–17
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* * * Chapter 1: “Threshold” as a spatial concept 1.1 What is “no-man’s-land”?1.2 The spatial structure of polis and the spatial concept of “gap” 1.3 Town and Village Survey I – The appearance of the outside1.4 Town and Village Survey II – Housing with a “threshhold” • • •  Chapter 1: “Threshold” as a spatial concept A puzzling […]